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Animator Director

ANIMATOR DIRECTOR sought by JIBJAB MEDIA INC. in Los Angeles, CA

Duties:  

  • 10% work hours: create storyboards and animation that depict a script or narrative for ecards, books, and videos; formulate design concepts and presentation approaches for visual communications media; specify material details, including style and size of type, photographs, graphics, animation, video, and sound
  • 50% work hours: manage story animation projects; supervise and review the work of artists and animators; utilize Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to edit layout, character design, and background painting, design Face-In-Symbol-Technology (FIST) characters, 2D animation in Adobe After Effects and Flash, and 3D animation in Maya, and Starring You (SY) animation/masking/lip-sync in Adobe After Effects and Flash
  • 10% work hours: design and animate character animation, background design and animating content; manage the layout and production of character animation, puppetry, motion graphics, web/graphic design, and live-action 
  • 10% work hours: confer with creative directors and project leads to discuss resources, deliverables, schedules, deadlines, and planning challenges
  • 10% work hours: report to the Director of Production regarding deadlines, budgets, schedules, and blockers
  • 10% work hours: develop and implement production workflow to improve animation efficiency

Requirements:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Animations, Applied Arts or related field plus three (3) years of experience as an Animator, Designer, or related occupation including utilizing Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to edit layout, character design, and background painting, design Face-In-Symbol-Technology (FIST) characters, 2D animation in Adobe After Effects and Flash, and 3D animation in Maya, and Starring You (SY) animation/masking/lip-sync in Adobe After Effects and Flash; layout and production of character animation, puppetry, motion graphics, web/graphic design, and live-action.

To apply, please send your resume to Ranjan Asrani, JibJab Media Inc., 4121 Redwood Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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